My step-daughter-in-law is a Nurse Practitioner, and I had found some interesting glass kitchen tiles at Lowes, so I made her a nameplate for her desk (distortion added for privacy, but you get the idea)
The immediate response was along thee lines of “It looks like I’m practicing medicine on the Enterprise or something!” Being a lifelong Trekkie, that COULD have been a compliment, but I wasn’t entirely sure (Trekkies DO get ragged on a lot as well…) so I decided to cover all the bases:
I had some time on my hands (dangerous!) and I had leftover epoxy from my map project. Since areas of the driftwood looked fragile and it didn’t look like it would take a lot of abuse, I decided I needed to do something about it.
The next day, after the epoxy had cured, I cut a base out of some leftover smoked acrylic (with the mounting hole pre-cut!) and…